RPC II, 1412


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume II
Number 1412
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Synnada
Region Phrygia
City Dorylaeum
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Magistrate Tiberius Catius Asconius Silius Ιtalicus (proconsul)
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, right
Reverse design Cybele seated, left, holding patera and resting arm on tympanum; behind, lion
Metal brass
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 10, 12
Reference vA Phrygien II, 170–2; BMC 1; Stumpf 330
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die.
Note 4 is rather larger (26 mm) and heavier (12.30 g) than the other specimens, but the die link and shared designs imply that it is supposed to be the same denomination. The portrait is similar to that found at Apamea.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 1
2 2     B: Löbb.
3 3     NY: 1984.66.202
4 4     vA 8357
5 5     ✸ CGT coll. = Themis 9, 28 Mar. 2021, lot 419